Associate Professor Victor Busov has received $499,916 from the US Department of Agriculture for a project: Role of LATERAL ORGAN BOUNDARY Transcription Factors in Regulation of Wood Formation in Poplar.
Research Assistant Professor Yinan Yuan and Assistant Professor Hairong Wei have received $149,888 from the US Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, for a project, Systematic Identification and Characterization of Overlapping Sense/Antisense Gene Loci in Populus Genome.
Associate Professor Victor Busov, Assistant Professor Oliver Gailing and Post Doc Yordan Yordanov received the following news that their recent proposal has been funded: The review panel of the AFRI Biology of Agricultural Plants Program has announced that that your proposal entitled “Role of Lateral Organ Boundary Transcription Factors in Regulation of Wood Formation in Poplar, has been recommended for funding by the review panel. We will be able to fund the proposal at 100% of your request at $499,916 for three years.
It was selected in one of the toughest nation-wide competitions ever in the history of the program with over 400 submitted proposals.
Congratulations Victor, Oliver and Yordan!